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St. George’s Cathedral: A Tribute to the Battle of Adwa

While reading volumes of books, compound by UNESCO and written by mainly African intellectuals, about African History under the title of General History of Africa, I couldn’t help being mesmerized and start highlighting sentences and paragraphs, which spoke to me … Continue reading

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PIASSA: Addis Ababa’s Mesmeric Old Town II

The first episode of this virtual tour of Addis Ababa’s Mesmeric Old Town – Piassa – as the locals would call it, brought to me a challenging but inspiring opportunity of actually escorting visitors of Ethiopia from Germany into my world. … Continue reading

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ITEGUE TAITU: The First Hotel Of Ethiopia

As Addis Ababa is a heterogeneous city that provides an exciting opportunity to wander through the past and the present simultaneously for its zealous visitors, I thought it would be appropriate to pick one interesting spot from many Addis Ababa’s … Continue reading

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Addis Ababa: Way Upon The Entoto Hills

The Entoto Hills are not only an oasis in the midst of hectic city or the summit that provides an incredible panoramic view of Addis Ababa below…rather it is one of the historical sites of Addis Ababa. Entoto Hills hosts … Continue reading

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